Associations to the word «Footstep»


FOOTSTEP, noun. The mark or impression left by a foot; a track.
FOOTSTEP, noun. By extension, the indications or waypoints of a course or direction taken.
FOOTSTEP, noun. The sound made by walking, running etc.
FOOTSTEP, noun. A step, as in a stair.
FOOTSTEP, noun. The distance between one foot and the next when walking; a pace.
FOOTSTEP, noun. The act of taking a step.
FOOTSTEP, noun. (obsolete) An inclined plane under a hand printing press.

Dictionary definition

FOOTSTEP, noun. The sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch".
FOOTSTEP, noun. The act of taking a step in walking.
FOOTSTEP, noun. The distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig".

Wise words

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